SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Students in the Twin Rivers Unified school district could soon be headed back to in-person learning.
The Twin Rivers teachers union says they’ve reached an agreement with the district that will allow for schools to reopen starting April 6.READ MORE: Activists Hope Derek Chauvin Guilty Verdict Will Be Catalyst For Change
Negotiations with the district have focused on three sticking points, the union says: case rates, safety precautions and vaccines. But, the union says all pillars have been met with the agreement.
“As we begin this new phase, educators can safely return to in-person instruction and continue to support our students,” said Twin Rivers United Educators president Rebecca LeDoux in a statement on the agreement.READ MORE: Family Heartbroken After Prized, Vintage Truck Stolen From Carmichael Driveway
The agreement comes as state leaders have also hammered out a deal that would get more children back into classrooms. Under the deal reached between Gov. Gavin Newsom and California lawmakers, school districts could get up to $6.6 billion to reopen by March.
A total of 56 Twin Rivers Unified schools would reopen with a hybrid schedule starting April 6.MORE NEWS: Sacramento Kings Welcome Fans Back To Golden One Center
CBS13 has reached out to the district for comment.